Industry News | September 19, 2013
Accomplished Execs Take Splick-it to New Heights
Splick-it, Inc. is pleased to welcome a trio of new board members to the team. First, Dave Hoover, the former CEO and current board member of Ball Corporation, has joined the Splick-it board.
Splick-it also heartily welcomes Jeff Potter, the former CEO of Frontier Airlines and Exclusive Resorts. Potter will co-chair the board along with current chairman and founder Rob Taylor. Potter will take an active role in the company to expand into new markets and develop high-level business partnerships.
“I’ve been tracking Splick-it for some time. I use the app regularly to order and really believe in the product, vision and huge market opportunity,” Potter says. “Deciding to join the team as co-chair of the board and lending a hand with business development was an easy decision to make.”
Splick-it’s new president and CEO Vijay Bangaru will also join the board of directors. Bangaru brings his technical expertise to the team, having held a senior management position at AOL/MapQuest as well as technology and product leadership positions at Google and Microsoft.
“Splick-it is taking off. We have an experienced and active board of directors that believes in what we’re doing, a talented and growing team executing on our vision, and strong and supportive customers. Our product continues to expand and grow to better meet the restaurant industry’s needs,” Bangaru says.
Restaurant industry veteran Wally Doolin rounds out the Splick-it board of directors. Wally is the former CEO of Carlson Restaurants and TGI Fridays. He is currently the chairman of Black Box Intelligence and People Report as well as a trustee of the National Restaurant Association. Doolin also sits on the boards of Famous Dave’s, Phasenext Hospitality, and Share Our Strength.
All of the board members are also investors in Splick-it and will be actively involved in setting strategy, developing new partnerships, and making high-level business decisions.
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